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2014-09-20 12:20:49

Watchdog demands end to alcohol industry's toxic relationship with NFL, teams and big game advertising SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The NFL's Roger Goodell has yet to show any understanding that alcohol use by players is a major cause of domestic violence, child abuse, arrests and even suicide and homicide. Though he has shown progress in recognizing that domestic violence is a serious problem, he and the sport's biggest sponsor - Anheuser-Busch InBev - continue to...

2014-09-09 12:28:39

1.525 million fewer American youth reported drinking in 2013 than in 2003 WASHINGTON, Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Underage drinking among America's youth is at record lows, according to the latest National Survey on Drug Use and Health. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140909/144487 More than 1.5 million (1,525,000) fewer American youth between the ages of 12 and 17 years old -- more than the entire population of New Hampshire -- reported they consumed alcohol in...

2014-09-09 08:27:31

ARLINGTON, Va., Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Health Communications, Inc. (HCI) recently launched eTIPS Concessions, an online training and certification program for personnel in environments such as stadiums, arenas, theaters, concert halls, fairs, amusement parks and festivals. TIPS (Training for Intervention ProcedureS) is the premier alcohol server and seller training program designed to prevent underage drinking, intoxication, and drunk driving. The TIPS for Concessions program...

2014-09-04 12:27:59

WELLINGTON, Fla., Sept. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new two-minute medical video encouraging healthcare professionals to talk with patients who drink alcohol about the importance of moderation will begin airing this month in thousands of physicians' offices, acute care hospitals and military facilities across the country, according to David Holden, Senior Producer for Mission Critical Health. The news report, hosted by American Medical Women's Association President Dr....

2014-08-28 16:20:35

World-renowned chefs Kelly English, Kent Rathbun, Sarah Simmons and Trey Wilcox on hand with football stars such as Pro Football Hall of Famer Jack Youngblood Super Bowl Champion LeRoy Butler and more to create the ultimate tailgating events NEW YORK, Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Time Inc's Sports Illustrated and GoRVing have teamed up for the second consecutive year to produce a 10-city tour of college campuses and stadiums in celebration of two of America's great pastimes:...

2014-08-27 23:15:51

A new teen substance abuse helpline Greenbelt, MD educates parents on their child’s recovery options. Greenbelt, MD (PRWEB) August 27, 2014 What can be done about drug and alcohol abuse among teenagers in Greenbelt, MD? By the time many adolescents realize their drug or alcohol dependency has gotten out of control, they are unsure of who or where to turn to for help. Talking to friends and family members is one option. But consulting with certified addiction professionals can provide...

2014-08-26 23:16:59

Troubled Teens Bowie is a new helpline for teenagers who need support and guidance for ending an addiction issue. Bowie, MD (PRWEB) August 26, 2014 Young adults who battle with substance abuse are setting themselves up for failure later in life so it’s important to get them the help they need right away. The new helpline for troubled teens operating in Bowie, MD is a great service for a teenager who really wants to climb out from under the dark cloud of addiction and start living the...

2014-08-26 23:16:50

Troubled Teens Annapolis, a new helpline for troubled teens in Annapolis, MD gives parents and teens a valuable resource to find professional youth rehab. Annapolis, MD (PRWEB) August 26, 2014 Teenagers in Annapolis, MD who struggle with substance abuse have a new resource to turn for help. The new Troubled Teens Annapolis helpline can point them in the right direction towards a youth rehab facility with dedicated substance abuse therapists. By calling the helpline at (410) 697-5039,...

2014-08-25 08:23:11

Committee Hearing on the Issue Takes Place Tuesday LOS ANGELES, Aug. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Coalition to Ban Alcohol Ads on Public Property in Los Angeles (www.NoAlcoholAds.org) will be present tomorrow at the City Planning and Land Use Management Committee (PLUM) hearing to demand that the newly proposed LAX outdoor sign district not include alcohol ads. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110727/DC41105LOGO "In the dying days of summer, JCDecaux, Clear Channel and their...

2014-08-25 00:20:17

REDWOOD CITY, Calif., Aug. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Aldea Pharmaceuticals, a company pioneering novel therapeutics to treat aldehyde metabolism disorders, today announced that it has closed a $24 million Series B equity financing. The financing included new investors RusnanoMedInvest (RMI) and WuXi PharmaTech Corporate Ventures. All previous investors including Canaan Partners and Correlation Ventures also participated in the round. The financing will be used to advance Aldea's lead...


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omadhaun
  • A fool; a simpleton: a term of abuse common in Ireland and to a less extent in the Gaelic-speaking parts of Scotland.
This word is partly Irish in origin.